RHEL 7 : firefox (RHSA-2020:4080)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143085

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:4080 advisory.

- Mozilla: Integer overflow in nsJPEGEncoder::emptyOutputBuffer (CVE-2020-12422)

- Mozilla: WebRTC permission prompt could have been bypassed by a compromised content process (CVE-2020-12424)

- Mozilla: Out of bound read in Date.parse() (CVE-2020-12425)

- Mozilla: X-Frame-Options bypass using object or embed tags (CVE-2020-15648)

- Mozilla: Bypassing iframe sandbox when allowing popups (CVE-2020-15653)

- Mozilla: Custom cursor can overlay user interface (CVE-2020-15654)

- Mozilla: Type confusion for special arguments in IonMonkey (CVE-2020-15656)

- Mozilla: Overriding file type when saving to disk (CVE-2020-15658)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 81 and Firefox ESR 78.3 (CVE-2020-15673)

- Mozilla: XSS when pasting attacker-controlled data into a contenteditable element (CVE-2020-15676)

- Mozilla: Download origin spoofing via redirect (CVE-2020-15677)

- Mozilla: When recursing through layers while scrolling, an iterator may have become invalid, resulting in a potential use-after-free scenario (CVE-2020-15678)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/79.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/120.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/125.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/138.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/190.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/276.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/451.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/601.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/843.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12422

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12424

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12425

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15648

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15653

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15654

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15656

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15658

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15673

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15676

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15677

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15678

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4080

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1861645

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1861646

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1861647

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1861649

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872537

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872538

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872539

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872540

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1881664

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1881665

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1881666

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1881667

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143085

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-4080.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/19/2020

Updated: 10/12/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15656

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/30/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12422, CVE-2020-12424, CVE-2020-12425, CVE-2020-15648, CVE-2020-15653, CVE-2020-15654, CVE-2020-15656, CVE-2020-15658, CVE-2020-15673, CVE-2020-15676, CVE-2020-15677, CVE-2020-15678

RHSA: 2020:4080

IAVA: 2020-A-0287-S, 2020-A-0344-S, 2020-A-0435-S

CWE: 79, 120, 125, 138, 190, 276, 416, 451, 601, 843